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Bill Virdon  

Bill Virdon  

Played: 1955-1968 ... MLB: 1955-1968

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Proper Name:
William Charles Virdon
High Level:
MLB (1955-1968)
pos:
of (1542)
Height:
6-0
Weight:
175
Bats:
Left
Throws:
Right
Died:
Nov 22,2021 (90.166)
colleges:
Drury University (Springfield,MO),
Drafted:
None
MLB Debut:
TBC#:
19234
MLBAM ID:
Retrosheet:
Speed
71
Power
52
Contact
79
XBH
50
RBIs
43
Runs
58
Hitting
72
Durability
84
Team
.500
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year team name league level job   W   L Wpct ov record Rank GBL Playoffs
1966 Williamsport East Pro Manager -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1967 Jacksonville IL Pro Manager -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1968 Pittsburgh Pirates NL MLB Hitting Coach 80 82 .494 -- 6 17.0 dnq
1969 Pittsburgh Pirates NL MLB Hitting Coach 88 74 .543 -- 3 12.0 dnq
1970 Pittsburgh Pirates NL MLB Hitting Coach 89 73 .549 -- 1 -- Lost NLCS (Reds)
1971 Pittsburgh Pirates NL MLB Hitting Coach 97 65 .599 -- 1 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
1972 Pittsburgh Pirates NL MLB Manager 96 59 .619 -- 1 -- Lost NLCS (Reds)
1973 Pittsburgh Pirates NL MLB Manager 80 82 .494 -- 3 2.5 dnq
1974 New York Yankees AL MLB Manager 89 73 .549 -- 2 2.0 dnq
1975 Houston Astros NL MLB Manager 64 97 .398 -- 6 43.5 dnq
1975 New York Yankees AL MLB Manager 83 77 .519 -- 3 12.0 dnq
1976 Houston Astros NL MLB Manager 80 82 .494 -- 3 22.0 dnq
1977 Houston Astros NL MLB Manager 81 81 .500 -- 3 17.0 dnq
1978 Houston Astros NL MLB Manager 74 88 .457 -- 5 21.0 dnq
1979 Houston Astros NL MLB Manager 89 73 .549 -- 2 1.5 dnq
1980 Houston Astros NL MLB Manager 93 70 .571 -- 1 -- Lost NLCS (Phillies)
1981 Houston Astros NL MLB Manager 61 49 .555 -- 0 -- Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1982 Houston Astros NL MLB Manager 77 85 .475 -- 5 12.0 dnq
1983 Montreal Expos NL MLB Manager 82 80 .506 -- 3 8.0 dnq
1984 Montreal Expos NL MLB Manager 78 83 .484 -- 5 18.0 dnq
1986 Pittsburgh Pirates NL MLB Bench Coach 64 98 .395 -- 6 44.0 dnq
1997 Houston Astros NL MLB Bench Coach 84 78 .519 -- 1 -- Lost in 1st Round (Braves)
2002 Pittsburgh Pirates NL MLB Bench Coach 72 89 .447 -- 4 24.5 dnq
Career Record as Manager/Head Coach
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years team name league category level   W   L wpct
1966-1966 Williamsport East Minor Pro -- -- --
1967-1967 Jacksonville IL Minor Pro -- -- --
1972-1973 Pittsburgh Pirates NL MLB MLB 176 141 .555
1974-1975 New York Yankees AL MLB MLB 172 150 .534
1975-1982 Houston Astros NL MLB MLB 619 625 .498
1983-1984 Montreal Expos NL MLB MLB 160 163 .495
1966-1967 2 teams -- Minor -- -- -- --
1972-1984 4 teams -- MLB -- 1127 1079 .511